New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
November 1, 2022

Michael S. Garrity, Director of Communications | (603) 931-9375

Adam L. Woods, Assistant Attorney General | (603) 688-5618

Nicholas Chong Yen, Assistant Attorney General

Autopsy Results in the Homicide of Dzemal Cardakovic

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella and Manchester Police Chief Allen Aldenberg announce that an autopsy has been completed on the body of Dzemal Cardakovic (age 45). Mr. Cardakovic's body was found on South Willow Street in the area of Kaye Street in Manchester on October 29, 2022.

The autopsy was conducted by Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Jennie Duval. Dr. Duval determined that the cause of Mr. Cardakovic's death was a gunshot wound to the face into the neck, and that the manner of his death was homicide.

Tyrese Harris, age 22, has been arrested and charged with two alternative counts of second-degree murder for causing Mr. Cardakovic's death. Mr. Harris waived arraignment on October 31, 2022 and is currently being held on preventive detention.

The charges against Mr. Harris are merely accusations, and Mr. Harris is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
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Telephone: 603-271-3658